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Brent Sutter, Calgary Flames coach

Brent Sutter is no longer the coach of the Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames General Manager, Jay Feaster, announced today that the Flames organization has come to a mutual agreement with Brent Sutter and he will no longer be the coach of the team moving forward. The announcement isn’t a big surprise after the Flames failed to make the playoffs for a third consecutive season, and certainly […]

Five Hole For Food is Coming to Calgary on July 5th

This is your 7-day warning! Five Hole For Food is coming to Calgary and you are invited to come out, play some hockey and support a good cause. Next Tuesday (July 5), from noon to 6 pm, you’ll have the chance to play street hockey on Stephen Ave. in support of the Calgary Interfaith Food […]

Flames select Sven Baertschi with the 13th pick in 2011 Draft

The Calgary Flames selected left-winger Sven Baertschi with the 13th pick in the NHL draft tonight in St. Paul Minnesota. It was their first 1st round pick since they selected Tim Erixon 23rd overall in the 2009 NHL Draft. Swiss-born Baertschi was the Western Hockey League rookie of the year last season and led all […]

Rebuild or Re-Tool. What should the Flames do?

Thanks for a great season Flames fans! Though it’s been another tough one with no post-season appearance from the Flames, it has been fun to connect with so many of you online and in person. I’ve learned that there are a thousand different opinions on what it takes to make a good hockey team and […]

Primeau Traded to Leafs for Stralman and Stuart

The Calgary Flames have freed up some necessary cap space by trading forward Wayne Primeau to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenceman Anton Stralman and forward Colin Stuart. The Flames will receive Toronto’s 7th round draft pick in 2012 and the Leafs will receive Calgary’s 2nd round pick in 2011. The trade frees […]

Dustin Boyd Signs 1-Year Deal with Flames

Flames GM Darryl Sutter announced on Thursday that the Flames have re-signed Dustin Boyd to a 1-year contract. As per team guidelines, Sutter did not announce details of the contract, but it was later revealed that he will be making slightly less than he did last season. It appears, that Boyd decided to sign for […]

Flames Sign 2-way Contract With Chris Chucko

Darryl Sutter announced that he has signed a 2-way deal with Burnaby, BC native Chris Chucko. As per team guidelines, the details of the contract were not released. Chucko played for the AHL Quad City Flames last season. You can expect him to play the majority of the time in Abbotsford this season, except for […]

Flames Sign Brodie, Nemisz, and Seabrook

Though no details of the contracts were released, Calgary Flames GM Darryl Sutter announced today that the Flames have signed T.J. Brodie, Greg Nemisz and Keith Seabrook. These will certainly be two-way contracts, allowing the players to move between the Flames and their AHL team in Abbotsford.

Flames Sign Dawes

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed Nigel Dawes, who was picked up off waivers from the Phoenix Coyotes. The details of the contract were not released and saves both sides from a potential salary arbitration hearing this week. A little known fact: this announcement will take the award for “shortest guy on […]

Flames Claim Dawes Off Waivers

The Calgary Flames have claimed Winnipeg native, Nigel Dawes off waivers. Former Phoenix Coyotes left winger had filed for salary arbitration with the Coyotes, but was put on waivers by the club. According to, Dawes was looking for a 1-way deal that was worth less than $1M, but Phoenix was not interested in such […]

Flames Add Tough Guy McGrattan

Though some would argue that they don’t really need an enforcer, The Calgary Flames have signed tough-guy Brian McGrattan to a 1-year, $550,000 contract. I was reading through the comments on the article on about his signing, and I actually laughed out loud when I read this one by C4L: “Thank God. Remember in […]

Flames re-sign Lunkmark, add Jaffrey

The Calgary Flames have announced the re-signing of Jamie Lundmark and have also added former Vancouver Canuck forward Jason Jaffrey. Lundmark, who played in 27 NHL games with the Flames last season, scored 8 goals and added 8 assists. He totalled 52 points in 54 games while playing with the Flames AHL affiliate in Quad […]

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